Gracie Fields Similar Artists

Jeanette MacDonald - 65% match to Gracie Fields

Genres: Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Nelson Eddy (29 June 1901, Providence, Rhode Island, USA, d. 6 March 1967) and Jeanette MacDonald (b. 18 June 1901, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, d. 14 January 1965, Houston, Texas, USA). Often called the most successful singing partnership in the history of the cinema, their series of eight operetta-style films vividly caught the imagination of 30s audiences. Eddy came f Read more

Eddie Fisher - 64% match to Gracie Fields

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Edwin Jack Fisher, 10 August 1928, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Fisher was a ‘bobby sox idol’, one of the most popular US singers of the 50s, with a strong, melodic voice. He sang with the bands of Buddy Morrow and Charlie Ventura at the age of 18, and his nickname was ‘Sonny Boy’ because of his affection for Al Jolson songs. In 1949 he gained nationw Read more

Mario Lanza - 58% match to Gracie Fields

Genres: Classical Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal Soundtracks Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Alfredo Arnold Cocozza, 31 January 1921, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, d. 7 October 1959, Rome, Italy. An enormously popular star in film musicals and on records during the 50s, with a magnificent operatic tenor voice. The son of Italian immigrants, he took his stage name from the masculine version of his mother’s maiden name, Maria Lanza. From the age of 15, Lanza s Read more

Ruth Etting - 40% match to Gracie Fields

Genres: Soundtracks Vocals
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23 November 1896, David City, Nebraska, USA, d. 24 September 1978, Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA. This famous torch singer sang on radio and in Chicago nightclubs before making her Broadway debut in Ziegfeld Follies Of 1927 in which she made a tremendous impact with ‘Shaking The Blues Away’. In her next show, Whoopee! (1928), she introduced ‘Love Me Or Leave Read more

Paul Robeson - 37% match to Gracie Fields

Genres: Christian & Gospel Vocals
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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9 April 1898, Princeton, New Jersey, USA, d. 23 January 1976, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Robeson’s father was born into slavery, but he escaped at the age of 15 and eventually studied theology and became a preacher. His mother was a teacher, but she died in 1904. Education was of paramount importance to the Robeson family, one son became a physician, and the daugh Read more

Al Bowlly - 36% match to Gracie Fields

Genres: Easy Listening Jazz Vocals
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Frankie Vaughan - 35% match to Gracie Fields

Genres: Easy Listening Vocals World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s 2000s
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Frank Abelson, 3 February 1928, Liverpool, England, d. 17 September 1999, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England. While studying at Leeds College Of Art, Vaughan’s vocal performance at a college revue earned him a week’s trial at the Kingston Empire music hall. Warmly received, he went on to play the UK variety circuit, developing a stylish act with trademarks that Read more

The Weavers - 35% match to Gracie Fields

Genres: Christian & Gospel Folk
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This US folk group was formed in 1949 by artists with a background of traditional music, and comprised Lee Hays (1914, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA, d. 26 August 1981; vocals, guitar), Fred Hellerman (b. 13 May 1927, New York, USA; vocals, guitar), Ronnie Gilbert (b. vocals) and Pete Seeger (b. 3 May 1919, New York City, New York, USA; vocals, guitar, banjo). Previously, Seege Read more

Dick Haymes - 34% match to Gracie Fields

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Richard Benjamin Haymes, 13 September 1916, Buenos Aires, Argentina, d. 28 March 1980, Los Angeles, California, USA. One of the outstanding ballad singers to emerge from the swing era of the late 30s/early 40s, with a deep, warm baritone voice and a straightforward style similar to Bob Manning, another singer who was popular in the 50s. Son of a Scottish father, and an Irish Read more

Frances Langford - 28% match to Gracie Fields

Genres: Vocals
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Frances Newbern, 4 April 1913, Tampa, Florida, USA, d. 11 July 2005, Jensen Beach, USA. An accomplished singer with an easy, friendly style, who was popular from the 30s through the 50s. Langford began singing as a child, could have conceivably had a career in opera, but her voice was affected by a throat operation. After some stage work, mostly in vaudeville, she establishe Read more

George Formby - 28% match to Gracie Fields

Genres: Comedy Vocals
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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George Hoy Booth, 26 May 1904, Wigan, Lancashire, England, d. 6 March 1961, Penwortham, Lancashire, England. The son of George Formby, a successful Edwardian Music Hall comedian, George Hoy was an apprentice jockey before following in his father’s footsteps when he died in 1921. At first he worked under his real name and offered what he believed to be an imitation of hi Read more

Gene Austin - 26% match to Gracie Fields

Genres: Easy Listening Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Eugene Lucas, 24 June 1900, Gainseville, Texas, USA, d. 24 January 1972, Palm Springs, California, USA. A singer, pianist, songwriter, and all-round entertainer, Austin was known as a ‘soft-voiced’ performer, with an intimate, appealing style. He joined a circus while in his teens, and then served as a bugler in the US Army during World War I. Later, he worked in v Read more

Flanagan & Allen - 24% match to Gracie Fields

Genres: Easy Listening Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1940s 1990s 2000s
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Bud Flanagan (Reuben Weintrop [Robert Winthrop], 14 October 1896, Whitechapel, London, England, d. 20 October 1968, Kingston, Surrey, England) and Chesney Allen (b. William Ernest Allen, 5 April 1896, London, England, d. 13 November 1982, Midhurst, Sussex, England). One of Britain’s best-loved comedy-singing duos during their heyday in the 30s and 40s. Allen was the str Read more

Geraldo & His Orchestra - 22% match to Gracie Fields

Genres: Big Band & Swing Easy Listening
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Vera Lynn - 22% match to Gracie Fields

Genres: Easy Listening Vocals World Music
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Vera Welch, 20 March 1917, London, England. A much-loved singer with a clear, strong, plaintive voice, who is held in great esteem by British audiences because of her work in entertaining service personnel during World War II. At the age of seven she was singing regularly in working men’s clubs, and later joined a dancing troupe until she was 15. She made her first broa Read more


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